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    Post Thinking of taking up C or C++ (switching from java)


    so what do you think good or bad. i heard the transition from c++ to java was rather difficult when java came out but i wouldn't know about it scince im only 13. so what do you think?
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    On the contrary, I felt the transition from C++ to Java was rather simple since I didn't have to worry about memory management.

    Learning more languages will never hurt you, so just do it. C/C++ aren't going away any time soon. :)
    Jon Sagara

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    I just took up C recently myself, and I find it very easy to learn. Of course, mastering it will be quite a journey, but that's true of any language.
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    Learning Java with a background of c++ wasn't all that simple, I got a little frustated at times when I didn't know how much Java would "take care" of things.. :)

    Just a tip, don't take on too many languages at once.. and "ease yourself into the language" as Stroustrup would've said :)
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    thank you guys for the support. I beleive i will try it out. i cant wait to be able to use the pointer methods ive heard so much about from my books.
    -sir loin
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    Pointers and dynamic memory management is the most difficult things in C. Once you master these, you have done the hardest part of C.
    The hardest part of C++ is MFC.
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    An important thing to remember, though, is that MFC is not part of the C++ language. It is just another library that one may or may not need to learn.
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    Yes, sorry I might not have made that too clear.
    MFC ... Microsoft's F___ING Crap

    But, then again I am not a fan of windows for the most part. They can come in handy if you plan on doing MS GUI programming, but I don't go that route if I don't have to. :)
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    hey thanks guys.

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